Foal Alert

Foal Alert verses Caslicks

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A device that is sutured into the both sides of the vulvar lips of a mare prior to foaling verses a minor surgical procedure on a mare's vulvar lips.
Cribbing Horse

Is Cribbing Destructive To My Horse?

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Cribbing is a vice much like a human biting their finger nails. Can it be destructive to the horse? The answer is yes.
Botflies

What Are Bot Flies And What Should I Do About Them?

Gasterophilus intestinalis, or horse bot flies, tend not…

Medical Acupuncture for Your Horse

Jackie Christakos, DVM Rebecca S Dietz, DVM William…

What is thrush?

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Equine Coronavirus

Several cases of Equine Coronavirus have been reported in our…

Does my horse need an internal medicine specialist?

Large Animal Internal Medicine (LAIM) Specialists will work with…

What is equine sports medicine?

Dr. Swanson explains: While the context and description of…

What are some risk factors associated with colic?

Colic has long been a recognized problem for horses and remains…

Lameness Exam Grading Scale

The North American Lameness Scale was created by American Association…

Anesthesia Care for Your Horse

After your horse has settled into the hospital environment, it…

What vaccinations do you recommend for my horse?

Schedule a consultation with one of our veterinarians to develop…

How often does your horse need to be dewormed?

Our goal here at Littleton Equine is to create a deworming schedule…

Signs Your Horse May Need Chiropractic Care

Owning a horse is a responsibility which requires continual observation,…

Isn't it cheaper to buy vaccines online?

In many cases the vaccines used by veterinarians can be purchased…

Why are vaccinations necessary?

Maintaining the health of your horse is a primary concern of…

Periodontal Disease

Fact: 60% of horses over the age of 15 have periodontal disease!…

Nuclear Scinitgraphy

Nuclear Scintigraphy is a highly sensitive means of diagnostic…

Steroid combined with  HA (Hyaluronic Acid)

Corticosteroids are the most potent anti-inflammatory medications…

IRAP

Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Protein, or IRAP, works by…

What can cause ulcers in the mouth?

Ulcers commonly occur on horse's cheeks and tongue due to sharp…

Do I need to give my horse a Rabies vaccine?

With an increase of rabies cases in Colorado, we strongly recommend…